Illuminated Manuscript: Psalms 130 and 137 from a 15th Century French Book of Hours: ILLUMINATED ...

Illuminated Manuscript: Psalms 130 and 137 from a 15th Century French Book of Hours


Published by np, 1475
Used / No Binding / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this book is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. Please enter search terms below to find similar copies.


Exquisite 15th century leaf on vellum with stunning gold borders. 15 lines of text on each side written in Latin with brown-black ink in gothic script on vellum. On recto: 1 double-line illuminated initial in burnished gold and blue and 4 illuminated single-line initials in burnished gold and red. Border along right margin with vibrant blue and red flowers on a bright gold background. The text is from Psalm 130. On verso: 4 illuminated single-line initials and 1 line filler in burnished gold and red. Border along left margin with red and white flowers on a stunning gold background. The text is from Psalm 137. France: c. 1475. Size: 136 x 92 mm (approx. 5.4 x 3.6 inches). Handsome early notation along top margin. Light soiling around edges. Fine leaf with striking margins. The text in Latin: On recto: Speravit anima mea in Domino. A custodia matutina usque ad noctem speret Israel in Domino. Quia apud Dominum misericordia et copiosa apud eum redemptio. Et ipse redimet Israel ex omnibus iniquitatibus eius. Si iniquitates observabis Domine Domine quis sustinebit. On verso: Confitebor tibi Domine in toto corde meo: quoniam audisti verba oris mei. In conspectu angelorum psallam tibi: adorabo ad templum sanctum tuum, et confitebor nomini tuo. Super misericordia tua, et veritate tua: quoniam magnificasti super omne nomen sanctum tuum. In quacumque die invocavero te, exaudi me: multiplicabis in anima mea virtutem. Confiteantur tibi Domine omnes reges terrae? English translation: Recto: My soul hath hoped in the Lord. From the morning watch even until night, let Israel hope in the Lord. Because with the Lord there is mercy: and with him plentiful redemption. And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities. If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it. Verso: I will confess to thee, O Lord, in my whole heart: because thou hast heard the words of my mouth. In the sight of Angels I will sing to thee: I will adore toward thy holy temple, and will confess to thy name. Upon thy mercy and thy truth: because thou hast magnified thy holy name above all things. In what day soever I shall call on thee, hear me: thou shalt multiply strength in my soul. Let all the Kings of the earth, O Lord, confess to thee?. Bookseller Inventory #

Bibliographic Details

Title: Illuminated Manuscript: Psalms 130 and 137 ...
Publisher: np
Publication Date: 1475
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

AbeBooks offers millions of new, used, rare and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks from thousands of booksellers around the world. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and 100% secure - search for your book, purchase a copy via our secure checkout and the bookseller ships it straight to you.

Search thousands of booksellers selling millions of new & used books

New & Used Books

New & Used Books

New and used copies of new releases, best sellers and award winners. Save money with our huge selection.

AbeBooks Home

Rare & Out of Print Books

Rare & Out of Print Books

From scarce first editions to sought-after signatures, find an array of rare, valuable and highly collectible books.

Rare Books



Catch a break with big discounts and fantastic deals on new and used textbooks.


More Books to Discover